Kyoto is one of Japan's largest cities
This city is once the capital of Japan before it's moved to Tokyo
Kyoto has some interesting places such as Fushimi-Inari Shrine, Kinkaku-ji, and many classical Buddhist temples
Yudofu is a must-try food in Kyoto
Don’t forget to try Japanese alcohol called Sake
Nijo Castle has to be one of the most popular tourist attractions. This flatland castle consists of two palaces, Ninomaru Palace and Honmaru Palace, supported by several buildings and gardens. It's open from 8:45 AM to 4 PM. This place can be the best option for sightseeing.
If you are looking for popular destination in downtown, Shijo Kawaramachi is the answer. Tourists can find department stores, boutiques, old-fashioned shops that sells kimonos and other traditional Japanese clothes.
Nishiki Market is a local market located in downtown Kyoto. It's where tourists can buy Kyoto's popular local foods and products made by local artists. Nishiki Market is open from Monday to Saturday at 9AM to 5:30PM.
Yudofu (Yu Tofu) is one of the most popular foods in Japan. This food is cooked in hot Kombu water (dried kelp) typically served with tangy Ponzu sauce for dipping. Sake and Matcha are the best drinks in Kyoto. Sake is known as Japanese alcohol while Matcha is a grinding Japanese green tea leaves perfect to cure your thirst.
Kyoto is considered as the cultural capital of Japan and also a major tourist destination. Tourists will find numerous Buddhist temples, shrines, gardens and festivals. The official language of Kyoto is Japanese.
Spring and autumn are the best time to visit Kyoto. Although summer can be uncomfortably hot, wet, and humid, Japanese festival season is usually held during this time.
Monterey Kyoto is one of the recommended hotels to stay. This hotel has common hotel facilities but with a luxury restaurant and a spa. This hotel is only 6-minute walk from Karasuma train station. You can also book a room at Kyoto Tokyu Hotel. This hotel has many things to offer such as fitness center, massage, walking tour, Chinese and Japanese restaurants, and many more.
A modern-looking hotel named Monterey Kyoto is one huge building for you to stay
Serving you some of the best hotel experience like unfussy rooms with colorful touches, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and minifridges, a sleek restaurant plus a spa
Address : 604 Manjuyacho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, 604-8161, Japan
Okonomiyaki Katsu is a restaurant that serves home cooked cuisines with wonderful service and reasonable price. This restaurant is located near the city’s tourist attractions. You don’t want to miss the taste of real Kyoto food at Saishuan Shiraki restaurant. It's a simple-looking restaurant serving authentic taste.
Ever wonder how Japanese’s coffee tastes like? Come to Kurasu Kyoto to try its coffee. This cafe also sells merchandise perfect for your souvenirs. For another recommended cafe, there is Café Bibiotic Hello! Have a quiet moment and enjoy Japanese croissant here. Guests can read books served by the owner.
Get ready to experience a high-quality cocktail at L’Escamoteur. This bar is so crowded on the queue but it's worth the wait. Another recommendation for you is Bar Fishbowl Kyoto. This bar has an incredible selection of whiskey and Japanese craft beer. Make your best night here with the friendly owner.
Fushimi-Inari Shrine is one of the oldest and most historical landmarks in Kyoto. Visit the ancient temples and burn your calories, as this place has 10000 gates and 12000 steps to climb. Isn't that interesting? Complete your tour by visiting one of the famous attractions in Kyoto, Kinkaku-ji. It's a Buddhist temple known as one of the most popular buildings in Japan.
Located at Kibune Village, Kifune Shrine is one of the best places for your Instagram pictures. The shrine is best known for its red lantern lined stairs which is the bridge to the main hall of the shrine. End your journey here by visiting one of the most famous places in Japan, Kiyomizudera Temple. This temple is known for its main hall with a large open-air wooden terrace with a great overlook view of Kyoto city. Take many pictures and let the city be the background of it.